Press Release Template

Please help bring our children a voice… silence is not golden If you want to raise awareness about speech disorders here’s a press release you can share with your local media. Find out the name of the health and education correspondents. Call them up to outline the situation. Then send the press release to them. Call them again later to see if they need… Read More

Jacky – a teenager with Apraxia in Hong Kong

The following update is about Jacky by his mother Lily. Lily learned via the Chinese version of The Late Talker book that her son Jacky has apraxia. Jacky is now a teen and I hope that one day he is a scientist as Lily says because his story clearly shows how we need more scientists to study and be aware of apraxia. Apraxia may… Read More

The Cherab Foundation Brochure

he Cherab Foundation Brochure Sponsored by: Northern Speech/National Rehabilitation Services, Inc. Kaufman Children’s Center for Speech, Language Sensory-Motor and Social Connections, Inc. CHERAB would like to graciously acknowledge the generous donation of these glossy brochures by Northern Speech Services with assistance from Nancy Kaufman CCC-SLP from Kaufman Children’s Center. These brochures were made up specifically to be handed out at the landmark Shafallah conference in Qatar that CHERAB was invited… Read More

General Press Release Sample

Please help bring our children a voice… silence is not golden If you want to raise awareness about speech disorders–and the threat to IDEA–here’s a press release you can share with your local media. Find out the name of the health and education correspondents. Call them up to outline the situation. Then send the press release to them. Call them again later to see… Read More

The “Lellow” Breakthrough

From The LCP Solution book Dyspraxia/Apraxia Three-year-old Tanner, standing in the bathroom of his family’s New Jersey home picked up a pink comb, pointed to a yellow stripe that ran through it, and said, “Lellow.” It was the first ‘real’ word he had ever spoken and it came after just three weeks of supplementation. “I almost fell over,” says his delighted mother, Lisa Geng…. Read More

Suggestions for a Pre-School Teacher who has a Child with Apraxia in Class

1. Send home a picture of the activity centers, and all the children and teachers, so the child can be more specific about what he or she did during the day. 2. Recognize the child’s strengths, not just his or her needs. 3. Start on teaching the child some signs to use in the classroom for things he or she needs to communicate immediately… Read More

Families that have helped raise awareness to bring all our children a voice via TV!

Families that have helped raise awareness to bring all our children a voice via TV! If you are a family that wishes to share your “late talker” story (either success story or frustration story) with the media either locally or nationally to help raise awareness please email us ! We hope to have pictures from the PBS shoot soon. Here are just a few of… Read More

TV show “Not Just A Late Talker

Pictures from CN8’s Real Life half hour talker show titled “Not Just a Late Talker” featuring CHERAB Founder Lisa Geng and her son Tanner, VP CHERAB Cheryl Bennett Johnson MA SLS/Educational Consultant NJ State Teacher representative, CHERAB advisor Judy Flax CCC-SLP PhD Research Coordinator for the Santa Fe Institute Consortium and the Tallal Laboratory at the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience (CMBN) of… Read More

When Silence Isn’t Golden

Not all children with delayed speech are “little Einsteins” or garden variety “late bloomers.” Some have a speech-language disorder that will persist unless warning signs are recognized and intervention comes early. Includes a Guide for Parents.
Publish date: Nov 1, 2004
By: Marilyn C. Agin, MD

Toddler Talk – April 2003 Parents Magazine

This is the age when your child’s speech begins to soar. Here are some simple strategies to boost his language skills. Introduction Few childhood milestones are as thrilling as your baby’s first word — an event lovingly recorded in baby books and immortalized in family lore. But a toddler’s acquisition of language can also be a source of anxiety. “So many parents worry about… Read More